A Tale of Two Cities: With 18 Illustrations and a Free Audio File.
Charles Dickens novel A Tale of two Cities is one of the bestselling books of all time. It traces the private lives of a group of people caught up in the cataclysm of the French Revolution and the terror that comes along with it. He based his historical detail on Carlyle's The French Revolution, and his own observations and investigations during his numerous trips to Paris.
The story thrives on tension and conflict; all set against a bloody backdrop of the French Revolution... Through the senses, Dickens transports us deeper and deeper into another era with each turn of the page. Smell the acidity of red wine as it spills on the streets and ominously stains the faces, hands and feet of peasants who lap it up in desperation; feel the competing emotions of heartache and hope as one of Lucie's suitors stands trial; hear the cries of the raging mob and the clangs of their weapons as they storm the Bastille; see the glint of the guillotine as it falls swiftly to its victim below. The novel's sense of urgency and intimacy will draw you in and propel you through one of the most tumultuous times in history.
A Tale of Two Cities is one of the most profound and exciting novels of all time. It has been made into film and television adaptations.
The famous lines…
It was the best of times,
it was the worst of times,
it was the age of wisdom,
it was the age of foolishness,
it was the epoch of belief,
it was the epoch of incredulity,
it was the season of Light,
it was the season of Darkness,
it was the spring of hope,
it was the winter of despair.
Highlights of this edition are:
• Free online audio files. (Downloadable).
• 18 illustrations and photos.
• It is formatted for ease of use and enjoyment on your kindle reader.
• An active (easy to use) Table of Contents listing every chapter accessible from the kindle "go to" feature.
• Perfect formatting in rich text compatible with Kindle's Text-to-Speech features.
• Plus, About the Author section.
• 653 pages in the kindle format.
This book is unabridged and appears as it was first intended. First published in 1859.